»International Baccalaureate

IB Credit is awarded for Higher Level (HL) exams only with a standard minimum score of 5 unless, otherwise approved. A minimum of 21 credits is awarded by Chapman University for a combined total of 30 points or higher, earned for the IB diploma.

Only official documents received directly from the International Baccalaureate Organization are accepted by Chapman University for credit evaluation.

A maximum of 32 credits may be earned in passing courses by examination. No more than 32 credits will be awarded for dual credit (college work taken while concurrently enrolled in high school or GED program) or combined dual credit and AP, or IB.

Special Note for Pre-Med Students: Not all medical schools accept Advanced Placement scores to satisfy admission requirements.

IB Subject Group and Exams Minimum Score Required Chapman Equivalency Credit GE Area
LANGUAGE A1
English HL 5 ENG-103 3 7WI
Other A1 Language HL or SL 5 Waiver-7LC 0 7LC
SECOND LANGUAGE
LANGUAGE A2
French HL 5 FREN-101, FREN-201 3, 3 7LC
German HL 5 GER-101, GER-201 3, 3 7LC
Italian HL 5 ITAL-101, ITAL-201 3, 3 7LC
Japanese HL 5 JPN-101, JPN-201 3, 3 7LC
Spanish HL 5 SPAN-101, SPAN-201 3, 3 7LC
LANGUAGE B
French HL 5 FREN-101, FREN-102 3, 3
German HL 5 GER-101, GER-102 3, 3
Italian HL 5 ITAL-101, ITAL-102 3, 3
Japanese HL 5 JPN-101, JPN-102 3, 3
Spanish HL 5 SPAN-101, SPAN-102 3, 3
INDIVIDUALS & SOCIETIES
Business & Management HL 5 BUS-1TR 3
Economics HL 5 ECON-200, ECON-201 3, 3 7SI
Geography HL 5 SS-1TR 3 7SI
History HL 5 HIST-1TR 3 7SI
Islamic History HL 5 HIST-1TR 3 7SI
Info Tech in Global Soc HL 5 TRAN-1TR 3
Philosophy HL 5 PHIL-1TR 3 7SI or 7VI
Psychology HL 5 PSY-101 3 7SI
Social & Cultural Anthro HL 5 ANTH-102 3 7SI or 7GC
EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE
Biology HL 4 BIOL-204 4 7NI
Chemistry HL 5 CHEM-140 4 7NI
Design Technology HL 5 CPSC-1TR 4
Physics HL 5 PHYS-107 4 7NI
MATH & COMPUTER SCIENCE
Computer Science HL 5 CPSC-1TR 3
Design Technology HL 5 TRAN-1TR 3
Mathematics HL 5 MATH-110 3 7QI
THE ARTS
Dance HL 5 DANC-1TR 3 7AI
Film HL 5 FTV-1TR 3 7AI
Music HL 5 MUS-1TR 3 7AI
Theatre Arts HL 5 TH-1TR 3 7AI
Visual Arts HL 5 ART-1TR 3 7AI

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